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SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
in business. but commuter ferries and excursions are really kind of the core business of the port's maritime sector. if you take a look at it. we average, we carry on average 3.2 million ferry passengers annually these are commuter passengers moving between home and work expense and is we transport over 3 million excursion passengers annual low people looking at sites alcatraz and golden gate bridge. and then we see international cruise ships that alleged violentors to and from the port and crews members aboard those ships speak to our ferry services, you're, our ferry services operate chiefly out of the downtown ferry terminal behind the ferry building. they also operate out of peer 39, and 41 in the north. the gate b number downtown ferry terminal is for the north bound lanes such as value lay hough and gate e is for ala immediate a eoakland and island services blue and gold fleet does the operation and is the maintenance of all of these vessels and they will be describing that activity to you in a moment here . >> in addition, to that, we also have the ferry landing at china basin
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
in engage in. our client is very concerned that the port of san francisco is continuing to negotiate with the giant not with andlinging the departure of the quite iaye that constitutes the bulk of the propyling submitted by w w llc., almost all of the development compatibility in the s w l associate the rl l c team's proposal seams to be out of the picture snow. the report is that the existing proposal is a little she'll that reresembles nothing to the only proposals that is not only tremendously unfair to the other bidders who participants in this process but it's not competitivive bidding. cortiish's involvement not the giants the accordingly the commission does nottish an llc.,, -- to be clear nobody doubts that the giant are a great baseball team but everybody knows that the giant are not a development company capable of developing this new property with million dollars of new opposites and retail square footage. sever company retail companies spent hundreds of thousands of dollars putting to the a proposal that may only benefit the giants the giant may bring in another develop
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 6:30pm PST
senior property manager when i first came to the port at the same time that kevin did you took the time to take me under your winnings and create a partnering relationship and helped me three navigate some of the politics and got us off to the right direction and i'm so glad that you were there for me and so thank you and i wish you the best of luck in your score, i guess, the saim name of it and so we are looking forward to being the results of that i'm sure it will be fantastic. thank you. (applause). is there anyone else who would like too speak? >>> well like everyone else when i first join the commission bob was one of the first people i went out to lunch with and we went out to lunch at pier 39 and the he told me all about pier 39 and fisherman's whof and i'm definite going to miss him and we have this wonderful plack that does not say enough about your contribution to the water front and it says macintosh welcoming 20 years of welcoming visitors near and far port of san francisco december 2012 ... (applause). . >> i'll like to make just a few comments. twenty-eight years wen
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm PST
to the port's operation and is so we felt that we had come up with a design that balances that and helps create a natural pedestrianian and bicycle movement, provides a safe crossing for the rail tracks and we worked with the fire department to maximize their lazy holds to get maximize access to the public and a whof area that is fenced off that is not attractive that we are talking about removing and opening up the water to. >> okay and then the clear space, by the firehouse? >>> that is part of reconfiguration of the firehouse least, currently, the firehouse least extends halfway between illinois street and the firehouse and what we are doing is we are pulling that area and relocating it to the south along the freight rail track and then creating a new fence so that they have their parking and storage area there. >> and so it will be on the other side? right so it will not be as visible to the general public and one of the other thing that we are looking at doing and this is depend on the bulletin is on the west side of third street, at arthur and third or continuation of car
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 7:30pm PST
to recoup the investment that they would like too make and we have site the port retail investment policy under your staffing report under which you can make an exception to the bidding retail leasing opportunities under the following conditions the tenants is in good standing so bow dean is [spelling?] so they have consistently reporting their obligations in a timely manner and reporting all of their duties under the lead and there has been no issue with them in terms of least obligation they have a good community partner. number 210 inapt is committed to making a significant invest in the leasehold which will benefit of the port. well we have seen that happen before and they are doing the same a $350,000 investment we consider that significant. they are taking an under utilized piece of the -- if you look at it, it's an octogon so we have h i ask so eight sides and this they are taking the least used sign and put it in a new dinings and beverage service and so we think that is significant and there will be for that, then there is going to be generating roughly $350,000 of additional
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 8:30pm PST
,012 and this infrastructure is really needed to unlock the value of this site for the port and for development. very significant this would be an entirely new city neighborhood with significant economic development for the city as a whole and 5,000 construction jobs and over 7,000 permanent jobs on the site and 10,000 jobs regionally with up to 2,000 new residents so erail mentioned the fiscal analysis that we would do through fiscal feasiblable report to the board of supervisors prior to environmental review and the draft fiscal feasiblability for this probability indicates a 9 million-dollar tax benefit to the city after the cost of the city services and this is after netting out the property tax increment that we would capture through the i f b and so this is really coming from gross receipts tax and sales tax and other tacks that would continue to flow to the general fund. and elane mentioned the idea of excess tax increments and after the project needs are paid there is up to one $.6 billion paid in excess taxes generated from this site. pier 70 is a bit more complicated in that it's divided i
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 9:00pm PST
, when we came back i think last time we were up here in front of the port commission, one of the other projects came into be on our contract. that was the american's cup infrastructure improves on some of the other pier and is that is $14.7 million. so when we come back to talk about the increase for turner, we have to consider that it's on top of that 14 million although it's not for this project. so, there are contract gets increased because this amount is in there. >> okay so the change for the cruise terminal about the proposed 82 million but when we approved the 82 million didn't we take this into consideration? >>> no phase two was really just an estimate at the time and so no work and other than the phase two --. >> so it was an estimate >>> yeah and so other than the phase two it gets very complex and you have up with the project a very long time and the work and phase in phase one. design work included the phase two drawings because they were developed at the same time. so, in the phase two, we are not including the design fee for new drawings. . >> okay so the a
Comedy Central
Dec 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
, especially if you include our port area. >> jon: as part of the comeback effort, is that why you had to get rid of the nets? i'm a knicks' fan? >> jersey needs a team, we should start one. you could play point. >> jon: you know what, i could play point on the washington generals. another thing you've done recently, you've started living on what's called the snap program, which is a food stamp program. you decided to live for a week on only what the city or the state affords you for food stamps. >> about $1.40 a meal. got into a fight on twitter with somebody saying the twitter... >> jon: sorry, you got into a fight over twitter. >> yeah. >> jon: you're on twitter? >> i am very much on twitter. it's another tool i have to communicate with voters, and i have about a million three followers. >> jon: oh, my god. i can't imagine. like "i got to go check my facebook page." "hey, who is that son of a bitch who poked me? hey, come on." so you communicate directly on twitter with constituents? >> yep. >> jon: don't they just flood you with vitriol? >> absolutely. that's the job of a public leader. y
PBS
Dec 12, 2012 6:30pm PST
the first time t docked in the port of hamburg. it can transport more than 16,000 containers and is bigger than an aircraft carrier. if everything goes according to plan, it will raise anchor and steer for international waters on thursday evening. the european parliament has awarded the prize for freedom of thought in absentia of two human-rights activists currently serving jail sentences. >> they were recognized for their efforts toward political change in iran. the prize is also a tribute to the iranian people. >> two prizes, two chairs, but the prize winners were nowhere in sight. the iranian activists being honored were absent, and not by choice. one of them is in prison. her fellow laureate does not have permission to leave iran. the eu distinguished both for their steadfastness in the face of a harsh regime. it is also a message directed at the powers that be in tehrqan. -- tehran. >> it tells the regime, you are being watched. the victims who we are honoring today are our friends and allies. >> the iranian human rights activist and nobel prize winner thanked the eu in her place, but
LINKTV
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
-spki count i thegio the. pierre-etienne la porte is the director of a government-run research organization called the french language council. translator: one has to keep in mind that quebec is in a very special situation as a result of its proximity to the american giant. from a geo-linguistic perspective, english has an influential presence here, because we are deeply integrated into american civilition, which is the civilization that surroundss. narrator: nearly half of quebec's seven million people live in the city of montreal, and it is here that the battle between french and english is most heated. the québécois recognize that protecting language is the most effective means of preserving culture. to help get protection from english, the quebec government turns to the federal government. historically, it was montreal's english-speaking minority who held theconomic we inhe province. although this community was only one-quarter of the population of montreal, the language used in business and commerce, and on many public signs, was english. but signs like this one are now a relic of th
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 9:30pm PST
trust to occupy a port portion of the right of way to a portion of the city owned concrete ramp level provide nuclear access to the a proposed new access of the garage at 44 eaive. >> i have sponsored this item on behalf of the item but i would like to refer to supervisor campos total disposal of the item. >>> thank you for support son coring this item on the department of public works and i would like to accepted this back to committee for consideration and it's not because of any questions about the merits or the merits of the project. but it's simply in terms of process, we learned that the t p w final engineering determination was not received by the neighbors about about four days ago and so we want to have a better process in terms of giving the numbers of the public an at any time to provide input on this and so with that in mind, i hereby make a motion to send this back to committee. >> supervisor campos has made a motion to send this back to committee and seconded by supervisor mar and colleagues if we could do that without objection we can send seasoned that back to t
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 10:30pm PST
business from frank to port lapped and you contribute so much to the unique character the san francisco and south of market and thank you for supporting our arts and community which, is deeply moved by your departure and so the board of supervisors pretend you with this accommodation and if you we would like to you come up and take a picture after your words sam. >> well, i want to thank my beautiful wife, i never expected this, janice, all of my employees over the years, jason ebbly, coal gill, rich felix michael park son, mark a both and i already set said my beautiful wife but i'm going to say it again my friend and machinist jack, my favorite thing to do is not sell a thousand dollar drum it's to fix a drum for somebody and send them on their way and know that when they get to their practice or gig, they are going to have a smile on their face knowing that their drum sounds great. that means the most to me. and thank you. thank you supervisor kim we have two more presentations for today and i'll kick off both them and colleagues you know at the enof ever two years, we take a
SFGTV
Dec 13, 2012 2:30am PST
buybacks, one at pier 96 on the port and the one at tunnel road and they used to operate seven or eight other ones. they want to see the material handled. it's sort of there is an old garbage guy adage that you want to get your hands on everything and keep it, but they understand that their major role is providing the kind of background coverage for everything. as you were pointing out earlier, this is valuable material that picks up and moves on it's own. >> right. >> and that could mean an advantage for us in terms of that material not having to be paid for and carried by the very expensive systems. >> it would be a collaboration where you create a multi-tiered distribution system, where it ends up ultimately there, but someone makes something at each step of the way? >> actually, they said they are open to being a collector for a more kind of mobile system or a smaller subset. when you mentioned technology, i had forgotten to bring up that we have three reverse vending machines where you put your bottle in and get the nickel back, instead of the other way around. it's an old tech
SFGTV
Dec 13, 2012 5:00am PST
adopted. i was concerned that the puc would not be on equal footing with the port of san francisco that is getting substantially more money out of that bond. i asked supervisor elsbernd, would you please amend the bond. but it was right down the wire, and he said if we start amending the bond, it will open up all kinds of things. but assured us that this commission, it's your bond money. and i assume that you would like to use your watershed report and your intelligence to come up with a viable plan. i also had that same kind of assurance from the lead staffer at rec park. so it wasn't written into the bond, but that was the intent. >> mr. decosta. >> first and foremost, i would like to thank our elders for being very articulate in giving us a history of some that is a treasure. now people at home, when you say watershed, they may think it's a shed on a water. no, a watershed is an underground lake, and in this case stretches from the persidio all the way to lake merced. now when we worked out of persidio, we had a lot of reports done by the corp of engineers and others, dealing wi
SFGTV2
Dec 12, 2012 7:30pm PST
question i have now is i believe the permit holder had made some effort to have the survey port blend in a little bit more and i just wonder if some further tweaking of that could make even more of a difference. i don't know elements well enough to be able to say that but -- >>> at the whereas meeting this matter was before us, i found that the body and everything was out of place. it was not an attractive building or anything like that but it seemed out of place and out of scale and i do prevent appreciate the work and effort put into trying to address the concerns raised by the appellate and and to an extension it's somewhat of a modification and some effort, i think. it's certainly more acceptable than it was the last time we were here. i think the scale still i would have opted the top four being taken off but the reduction is some movement but, i think the back of the building looks dramatically much better. and i think more palatable to those who reside behind it and i'm willing to uphold it priding that it's code client and all of the issues held by the zoning and administ
ABC
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
past emeryville, port of oakland to san francisco, clear, crisp air, live doppler spins and picks up clear air this morning. this time tomorrow, going to start seeing rain in the north bay. one day reprieve from this active pattern. here's a look at temperatures, only reporting station inland is not in the 30s is antioch at 40 within. san francisco 45. san -- san jose 39. mid to upper 30s monterey bay and inland. today partly cloudy, cool and dry, no need for the wet weather gear. tomorrow and saturday, absolutely. more chances of utilizing that next week. low to mid 50s today from 52 concord, 56 oakland, fremont, palo alto, santa rosa, 55 in san francisco and san jose, sunny monterey temperatures inland from 54 to 56°. cold tonight, 30s inland, a few 30s, fremont, palo alto, clouds on the increase through the morning. light rain starting to develop early during tomorrow's morning commute in the north bay, we get a reprieve today yesterday's wet weather maker wreaking havoc in southern california. unsettled cold flow coming from alaska, 4:00 tomorrow morning by 7:00 all of us except
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
koreans only have one porch. it's difficult to ship things out of that port because of the sanctions. typically any ballistic missile parts would fly through china to the north. china is north korea's only friend. there have been reports of voice of america this week that iranian team was seen in north korea, in recent days. there are questions tonight as to whether the iranians helped or benefited from this north korean ballistic missile launch. >> shepard: jennifer griffin, thanks. from the pentagon. just released fox news poll finds most americans think the government is broken. but some fresh hope tonight that our leaders can get things together in time to keep us from going over the fiscal cliff. we'll show you what is driving the optimism. there is quite a bit of it. plus, possible break in case of the manhattan murder. days after somebody carried out apparent execution on the sidewalk. police found a very important clue miles from the scene. it could help them track down the killer. they need some help. so we'll show you with the help of journalists on fox news with this wedne
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
.s., confiscated over 166,000 pounds of cocaine and secured over 472 vessels before they arrived at our ports. this legislation will give the coast guard the funds that it needs to upgrade equipment and purchase the right vessels for carrying out every mission that they need. this kind of work exemplifies the heroes like chief petty officer terrell horn of california. officer horn died in the line of duty last week while tracing drug smugglers off the coast of california. our thoughts are with his family and friends. his actions and service remind us of the danger that the task of the men and women of the coast guard do on a daily basis. and that's why it was so important that we pass this reauthorization bill. we couldn't have done this reauthorization without the many hours that senator begich put in to help it get across the finish line. and he knows how important the coast guard is to the men and women of the pacific northwest and to my state of washington. the coast guard is part of our maritime culture in the pacific northwest and this bill helps the coast guard watch over our people an
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 9:00am EST
of clearwire's board that is -- >> review this conflicted, not conflicted. free port. >> not free port. they are going to weigh in. do you get something that might be higher than 2.90? certainly could argue you go up. 500 until synergies, you are talking 750 million shares. dollar-wise, given everything already put in here, everything happening, it is not that significant in terms of actual money but at the same time, you know, they are not going to go well above 3 bucks. >> at the end of the day, does this help sprint compete better the verizon tremendously? >> it does. but even more deals they need to do down the road. >> this is national footprint, not available to sprint without clearwire. >> correct. their strategy all along. i should point out, my sources indicate that if and when do you get a clearwire deal agreed to, you still would not see it closed potentially until june, just so people know. a lot of state approval is needed in this. the de the deal closes in april. something down the road to look at to your point, melissa to add more of that important bandwidth and spectrum
CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
to eddie in florida. a lot of florida calls. >> caller: hello, jim, a big booyah from port st. lucie, florida. thanks for all the help you've given me over the years. i wish you continued good health. >> very kind. what's going on there? >> caller: okay. i own precision drilling, pbs, a long time. do i continue to own it or sell it? >> i'm a big quality guy. if you're going to be in that drilling game you want to be in schlumberger, alias slob. best in in breed. no one ever did wrong by going best im breed. mike in illinois. >> caller: booyah, mr. cramer. >> what's going on? >> caller: merry christmas to your and your staff. listen, what's this mass welcome the biomed, admd? >> i wish i knew. without talking to the ceo directly on the show i can't make heads or tails of what is really going on with that company. i did that once with this quest corp. i need more information. i would like mr. weber to come back on the show so we can get some questions answered, abmd. lets go to jason in minnesota. >> caller: dana holding corps, symbol dan. sell what i got or buy more? >> i don't care -
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 10:00am EST
the gentleman that during the time that his porte was totally in charge of spending, spending increased very substantially. otherwise known as 86% increase from 2001 to 2008 in the national debt. 86%. increase. now under ronald reagan it increased 189%. under this president it's increased 41%. and he confronted the deepest recession as a result of the economic policies in part pursued in the last administration which i did not support and which my party did not support. so if we want to get into this i hear this about spending all the time. we had a pay as you go, bipartisan process in place, put in place by george bush the first and democrats in 1990. in 1993, that pay as you go was continued. in 1997, a deal between mr. gingrich and mr. clinton continued that pay as you go process an for four years in a row, the last four year of the clinton administration, we didn't borrow a single additional nickel to raise the debt limit. we didn't have to. why? because we were paying for what we bought. now republicans were in charge of the house and the senate for part of that time. and so they deserv
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm EST
of the 75 people that attended, 20 were growth hormone experts with no association with ports, and based on the recommendations of that meeting in 2004, the test was implemented in the olympics in athens in 2004. there's been peer review, people looked at it, discussioned it, and have confidence in it. >> thank you, thank you. mr. chairman. >> i thank the gentleman. would you yield for a second? >> of course. >> i think the gentleman makes a great point that this test, at best, will be a little bit like police out on the freeway with radar guns. the vast majority of people drive over the speed limit and do not end counter a police mep, but on occasion, they do, and the accuracy of the radar gun, sadly, is quite good. [laughter] >> mr. chairman, i'll also add to that. if you are chad, it is not a defense in the court of law to say, welsh everyone else was doing it too. >> exactly. the gentleman's correct. >> over here. >> wait -- wait, oh, yes. >> can i comment -- >> i was not looking -- >> that analogy is a good analogy with the speed in everyone else, as you know, will slow down when
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